star-bespangled love



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  • There was no sign of what the FarSeers had read in their lens as they walked beneath the star-bespangled false-sky, between two rows of towering linden trees, covered with silver-green leaves and golden flowers.

    Ill Met By Moonlight

  • As I lost sight of Villeneuve-la-Guiard, I forgot the sad drama of human misery; methought it was happiness enough to live, sensitive the while of the beauty of the verdure-clad earth, the star-bespangled sky, and the tameless wind that lent animation to the whole.

    The Last Man

  • Steeds of the colour of star-bespangled firmament bore to battle king Rochamana.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2 Books 4, 5, 6 and 7

  • "_Ad astra per aspera_," which in bold relief gleam out from a star-bespangled field of blue above the platform.

    The American Missionary — Volume 50, No. 9, September, 1896

  • It bewildered Maud to see that not only overhead arched a star-bespangled sky, but likewise underneath her feet the same solemn starry splendour was revealed, as if the slight fairy people walked, between two heavens, upon the milkwhite vapour which rolled on under them like clouds.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 55, No. 344, June, 1844

  • Upon the slaughter of that hero, the earth looked exceedingly resplendent like the star-bespangled firmament with the moon.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2 Books 4, 5, 6 and 7

  • I had hitherto supposed that the gentleman in the highwater pants and star-bespangled cutaway was able to protect himself; but it now appears that unless he crawls under the ægis of the redoubtable Slattery he is -- to again borrow from the most popular of all Protestant divines -- "a gone sucker."

    The Complete Works of Brann the Iconoclast, Volume 12

  • And while we were seated in the beautiful, mild, star-bespangled night, suddenly upon the air, musical with the chirping of myriad crickets, there was heard the tolling of a bell, -- heard very clearly by us although it came from afar off, -- it was the church bell in the village announcing the evening service.

    The Story of a Child

  • The dark clouds rolled away from the sky, which shone down deep blue, peaceful, and star-bespangled on the children.

    The Children's Pilgrimage

  • Till the council chamber glittered like the star-bespangled sky!

    Maha-bharata The Epic of Ancient India Condensed into English Verse


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